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Junior spring turkey hunt a success

Outdoors Under the Rim

When spring comes to the Arizona high country the early morning silence will often be broken by the distinct gobble of the wild turkey.

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Another memorable voice lost

DJ's Music Trivia

When you’re a high school senior, life at this time of the school year can be a whole lot of hectic.

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83 years is a LOT of years

Your Turn

Each time I think back upon my childhood days it’s like entering a time machine. “Time marches on,” they say — and they’re not kidding! If you live long enough you make a startling discovery: The world you grew up in no longer exists.

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Little things, great results

More Than a Game

Jodi Taylor looked to her left and found Curtis Johnson in the third base dugout. She studied his hand carefully as the Payson High varsity softball coach flashed the freshman catcher the signals for the pitch he wanted and the location he wanted it in.

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Great Rim Country events await

DJ's Music Trivia

It looks like it’s going to be another great family oriented activity weekend here in the Rim Country. Two fun events for all ages are scheduled for tomorrow, this Saturday.

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A perfect marriage is a loving, caring partnership - Part 2

Your Turn

Last week I told you a little about our marriage and why it has been so great. The reason is simple, but profound: When two people are truly in love they focus on doing everything they can for each other. That’s how our marriage has been, and the result is that each of us has been filled with the joy of giving for 55 long, happy years.

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Rim lake trip picture perfect

DJ's Music Trivia

Last week I reported that Road 300, off SR 260, had just opened, providing access to Woods Canyon Lake and the lakes on top of the Mogollon Rim.

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A perfect marriage is a loving, caring partnership

Your Turn

People sometimes tell us that Lolly and I have a perfect marriage. I have thought about that many times.

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Brown key to success of Gracie Haught Classic

More Than a Game

People who’ve enjoyed the Gracie Haught Classic over the years didn’t see what was happening behind the scenes to make sure the softball tournament ran like a well-oiled machine.

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Take the kids egg-hunting tomorrow

DJ's Music Trivia

For children 12 years of age and younger, this Saturday morning in Payson should be a whole lot of fun. The annual Eggstavaganza Easter Egg Hunt will take place at Rumsey Park on softball field 2 (nearest to Taylor Pool), beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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There was an angel at my wedding

Your Turn

I recently showed a friend some photographs that Lolly and I treasure. They show us during our wedding.

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Batters might as well be swinging toothpicks against Arissa

More Than a Game

The ace pitcher didn’t even glance at the Tanque Verde player dancing off of second base.

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Wild turkeys are beginning to gobble

Outdoors Under the Rim

Spring is officially here, the days are getting longer, early flowers are blooming, and the gobblers have been sounding off in the woods.

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Spring is heaven for sports

DJ's Music Trivia

Early spring — what a terrific time of the year. For those of us who enjoy nature and getting out into the great outdoors, it doesn’t get any better than this. Birds are singin’, flowers are bloomin’, grass is greenin’, days are gettin’ longer — and Rim Road 300 will soon be opening.

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As Bette Davis once said, getting old is not for sissies – Part 2

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Last week we talked about Bette Davis’ comment on aging, including how tired you can get at times.

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